Rapid risk assessment: Meningitis outbreak, Suceava county, Romania, June 2012
An outbreak of aseptic meningitis associated to a kindergarten in Suceava city in northern Romania has been reported. A total of 62 cases of enterovirus have been reported identified in the city and wider district, 53 cases of which have led to aseptic meningitis. ECDC has prepared a rapid risk assessment on the outbreak
Communicable disease threats report, Week 33, 9 - 15 August 2015
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 9-15 August 2015, and includes updates on meningococcal disease, West Nile virus, polio, Ebola virus, MERS and chikungunya.
Communicable disease threats report, 16-22 August 2015, week 34
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 16-22 August 2015 , and includes updates on chikungunya, West Nile virus, meningococcal disease, polio, Ebola virus and MERS.
Risk assessment guidelines for infectious diseases transmitted on aircraft
In the closed cabin environment of modern airplanes, passengers are frequently exposed to various infectious diseases. This report looks at 12 infectious diseases and, by systematically evaluating literature on on-board transmission, attempts to assess the risk of infection via air circulation in airplanes.
These guidelines are complemented by operational guidelines in relation to tuberculosis, new emerging airborne diseases (e.g. SARS) and meningococcal infections.
Risk assessment guidelines for diseases transmitted on aircraft (RAGIDA) - Part 2: Operational guidelines for assisting the evaluation of risk for transmission by disease
Systematic review on the incubation and infectiousness/shedding period of communicable diseases in children
Illnesses caused by infectious diseases are common in children in schools or other childcare settings. Currently there is no common EU approach to the control of communicable diseases in schools or other childcare settings, and existing information is uncertain.
Communicable disease threats report, 4-10 February 2018, week 6
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 4-10 February 2018 and includes updates on poliomyelitis, hepatitis A, seasonal influenza, rubella, measles, meningitis, mass gathering monitoring (Olympics) and yellow fever.